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May 4: Thomas Henry Huxley

Huxley invented the term agnostic to describe his view that the mind cannot reach realities beyond the senses. He disdained Christian doctrines.

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September 10: Stephen Jay Gould

Stephen Jay Gould (1941) It was on this date, September 10, 1941, that “One of the most influential evolutionary biologists of the 20th century and perhaps the best known since Charles Darwin”[1] – Stephen Jay Gould – was born. He

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July 21: Insulting Monkeys

The famous 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial was a publicity stunt that exposed the imbecility of fundamentalism.

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Posted in Education, Famous Freethinkers, History, Journalism/Media, Law, Politics, Religion, Science, Theology

April 18: No Intelligence Displayed

Ben Stein should have spent at least a few of this film’s 90 minutes giving us an idea of what the Intelligent Design theory actually explains. Intelligent Design is a science stopper!

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April 18: Clarence Darrow

Darrow said, “I don’t believe in God because I don’t believe in Mother Goose.”

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March 26: Richard Dawkins

“One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.”

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March 22: The Butler Act and Evolution (1925)

In 1967, teacher Gary L. Scott, was fired under the Butler Act, took it to court, and this time got the Tennessee Senate to repeal it. Attacks on the science of human origins continue to this day.

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John Mill